Imerys' sales rise in 2017 on buoyant refractories market

Published: Friday, 16 February 2018

The industrial minerals company's sales in 2017 benefited from rising graphite and electric vehicles demand.

Industrial mineral giant Imerys reported organic sales growth of 3.4% in 2017, buoyed by strong performance from its graphite and refractory business. 

"Sales of the refractory minerals and Kerneos divisions, which were grouped together in a new Aluminates division, were firm," Imerys said.

"They benefitted from the upturn...

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